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The Supreme Court reversed course in a closely watched labor case, saying it wouldn't decide an issue related to union organizing.
Recent brain-imaging studies suggest the possibility that male brains are wired for focus and female brains for multitasking.
Democrats' politically bruising experience over the Obama health law has prompted Republican policy experts to rethink the party's own sweeping ideas about remaking the health-care system.
The Volcker rule will put in place new hurdles for banks that buy and sell securities on behalf of clients and will restrict compensation that provides incentives for risky trading, according to a draft.
Wells Fargo& Co. Chief Executive John Stumpf said Tuesday the economy is healing, five years after the bank purchased Wachovia Corp. in the midst of a global financial meltdown.
Congressional leaders seeking a budget deal look likely to include a measure doubling a tax on U.S. airline passengers, drawing protests from the industry and consumer groups.
The net worth of U.S. households and nonprofit organizations—the values of homes, stocks and other assets minus debts and other liabilities—rose 2.6%, or about $1.9 trillion, in the third quarter of 2013 to $77.3 trillion, according to the Fed.
While Washington has been obsessing over the shortcomings of a health-care website and debating the virtues of a nuclear deal with Iran, Russia and China have been acting anew like expansionist powers in Europe and Asia, Gerald F. Seib writes.